Together Again

Martha L. Hickman, 82, of Wheeling died Thursday July, 24, 2014 at Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital and Geriatric Center, Wheeling.

She was born in Marshall County on October 30, 1931, a daughter of the late George and Minnie Grimes Henry.

In addition to her parents, Martha was preceded in death by her Husband of 66 years, Ralph Eugene Hickman in 2003, Daughter, Debbie Parks, great grandson, Seth Hickman and two brothers and six sisters.

Martha was a retired employee of 17 years at Ohio Valley Medical Center, in the laundry department, former member of the Aldersgate Methodist Church, member of the Hope Methodist Church. She loved vacationing and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her five children, Donald Hickman of Windsor Heights, WV, Bonnie (Doug) Hartley of Moundsville, WV, Jerry (Darlene) Hickman of Bethlehem, WV, Cathy (Bruce) Montenery of Yorkville, OH and Nancy (James) Blankenship of Wheeling, WV; sister, Susan Meyers of New Martinsville, WV; nine grandchildren, Jennifer Huff of Warwood, Julie McNeil of Wheeling, Melissa Dunn of Benwood, Scott Hickman of Glen Easton, WV, Diane Miller of Triadelphia, WV, Brent Montenery of Yorkville, OH, Cory Montenery of Athens, OH, Branden Blankenship of Wheeling and Amber Blankenship of Wheeling; 18 great-grandchildren, Chelsie, Alexa, Haley, Logan, Taylor, Landon, Michael, Caitlin, Jaimi, Jerrad, Emily, Abby, Matthew, Sean, McKensie, Chandler, Charlee Lynn and Christian.

Friends will be received Sunday, July 27 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Gove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling where services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 28, 2014 with Pastor April Forkey officiating.

Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.

A special thanks to Dr. William Mercer, all the staff at Peterson and to Bobby.

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Martha L. Hickman, 82, of Wheeling died Thursday at Peterson Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling.